COVID-19 Show more

decommodifying housing would fix so many problems its fucking wild to think about

the great irony of the "housing crisis" is that it is not a crisis in the supply of housing. there are plenty of houses and apartments, all the problems are caused by their use as financial instruments.

uspol Show more

blm rebellions 2020, mt rushmore, sdpol Show more

indulging my dwindling faith in unions a little, if I'm allowed Show more

Inspired by Frederick Douglass's speech, "What To A Slave Is The Fourth Of July?" Daveed Diggs asks, "What To My People Is The Fourth of July?"

uspol (workshopping imagery and slogans) Show more

just because we live in an unjust society where there is no ethical consumption or production does not mean you no longer have a duty to minimize the harm you cause and put into the world


For all y’all talking about “we can’t have lawlessness”: What do you call it when cops murder without consequence? When a mayor violates the municipal code? Shouldn’t the people in power be held to highest level of accountability when it comes to following the law?



While Durkan talks about memorializing CHOP through art and the garden—even as 36+ political prisoners were thrown in jail today—I’m reminded of Malcolm X quote “The white man will try to satisfy us with symbolic victories rather than economic equity and real justice.”


PSA: cloth and paper masks worn to help prevent spread of Coronavirus (and other diseases) do not need to form a seal to be effective.

They do two things:
a. capture most of the droplets you exhale/cough/sneeze out
b. slow down (and thus reduce the range of) any droplets not caught

If you have two layers of fabric covering your nose and mouth, you are wearing a fabric mask correctly.

If breath reflects off of them and escapes around the edges, that is just fine -- the bulk of the droplets were caught, and those few that leave around the edges are slowed a ton. Mission accomplished.

Misinformation on this point (most of which seems to be repeating proper fit and donning for PPE masks, which do need to form a seal) is leading people to not wear masks because they believe they are difficult or impossible to wear correctly.

Reddit is doing the bare fucking minimum because the heat is too fucking hot. That's what the current news is, what it has been previously and what it will always be.

They have no actual desire to be proactive about moderation and if you believe this is them turning a new leaf as their public post suggests, I have a bridge to sell you.

OSHWA has come out with a set of recommendations for replacing master/slave terminology in SPI:
Don't let the door hit you on the way out, MOSI/MISO.

Adding ISPs to your trusted resolver program makes the program useless. It's them you're trying to shield yourself against in the first place.

Oi, friendlies.
Leave your snitchphone at home.

Put it in airplane mode, if you just really can't tear yourself away from it (or if it's your only way to document the protest-breakers).

Seriously, this like half a step away from enabling realtime targeting.

Protect yourself, protect the people you're fighting for.

us politics, military/cops, covid, salty Show more

Show more, your cosy queer space is a mastodon instance for those who are queer or queer-adjacent who would like a more pleasant social media experience.